Minimum Educational Qualification for the Post of Assistant Loco Pilot – RBE No. 129/2015

Railway board has issued orders for minimum prescribed educational qualification for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (Diesel/Electric) in Pay Band-1 (Grade Pay: 1900) vide RBE No. 129/2015.


RBE No. 129/2015

No. E(NG)-11/2000/RR-1/47.

New Delhi,  Dated: 18.10.2015.

The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/Production Units
Chairmen/Railway Recruitment Boards.

Sub: Minimum prescribed educational qualification for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (Diesel/Electric) in Pay Band-1 (Grade  Pay : 1900).

Ref: Letter  of even  number  dated 03/8/2001  (RBE No. 152/2001)  & 07/6/2004 (RBE No. 120/2004) and No. E(RRB)/2002/25/10  dated 11/4/2002.

Attention  is invited to instructions  contained  in letters under reference  prescribing minimum  educational qualification for direct recruitment  to the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (Diesel/Electric) on the railways  in the Pay Band of 5200-20200 having Grade Pay:  1900 on the railways  as under:-

Matriculation Pass plus

(A) ITI certificate/Act  Apprenticeship   passed  in trade (i) Fitter (ii) Electrician (iii) Instrument   Mechanic   (iv)   Mill  Wright/Maintenance     Mechanic   (v) Mechanic  (Radio  &  TV) (vi)  Electronics  Mechanic  (vii)  Mechanic  (Motor Vehicle)  (viii) Wireman  (ix) Tractor  Mechanic  (x) Armature  & Coil Winder (xi)  Mechanic  (Diesel)  (xii) Heat  Engine  (xiii)  Turner  (xiv)  Machinist  (xv) Refrigeration  & AC Mechanic;


(B) Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Automobile Engineering in lieu of ITI.
2. The issue of allowing candidates with combinations of various streams  of trades of Engineering prescribed as above has been under consideration  of this Ministry and it has now been decided to allow such candidates  to be considered for employment on the railways in terms of Board’s instructions contained in RBE 162/2001 dated 20/8/2001 subject to the provisions contained in Board’s letter No. E(NG)ll/2005/RR-1/8 dated 28/8/2014 and 30/9/2015.

3. Cases/panels yet to be finalized may also be dealt in terms of above instructions. Those finalized  need not be re-opened.

Please acknowledge  receipt.

Director Estt. (N)-II
Railway  Board.

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